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QC in Backlot
Thread poster: Caterina Scarpello

Caterina Scarpello
Italy
Local time: 01:30
English to Italian
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Nov 2, 2017

Hello everyone,

I am writing because I have received an email from an employer to which I sent my application, and they have asked me if I QC in Backlot: can someone tell me what Backlot is?? I am quite new in the field, so I don't know all of the specific terminology, yet. Thank you in advance!


 

Morano El-Kholy  Identity Verified
Egypt
Local time: 02:30
Member (2011)
English to Arabic
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What is Backlot? Nov 2, 2017

Dear CaterinaSc,

I do not know this term too. I have searched through the web and that's what I have found:
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Question:

What is Backlot?

Answer:

Backlot is the primary tool for tracking communication between Netflix, Content Partners, and Fulfillment Partners. Conveniently designed as a web-based utility, it is the single place to monitor all asset deliveries into Netflix. You can also get access to proxy video for conformance of secondary assets and get full trend reports to monitor your progress.

https://backlothelp.netflix.com/hc/en-us/articles/217999657-What-is-Backlot-
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Best regards.


 

Esther Hay  Identity Verified
New Zealand
Local time: 13:30
Member (2007)
English to Dutch
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Netflix Nov 2, 2017

Hi Caterina,
Morano found the correct information. Backlot refers to Netflix. You can get qualified to proofread using their system. Once qualified, you get a login and you can go online, see what work needs doing and do some of it.

Regards,
Esther


 

Caterina Scarpello
Italy
Local time: 01:30
English to Italian
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TOPIC STARTER
Netflix Nov 2, 2017

Ok thanks a lot, and how can I get qualified to QC using their system? Because I took the Hermes test for subtitling, I passed it, although I didn't receive any job from them, yet: is it the same test or shall I follow another procedure?

 

Samer Jaatoul
Canada
Local time: 20:30
Member (2016)
English to Arabic
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Backlot Nov 4, 2017

Hi,

Backlot is a site Netflix use for QC its materials. (Originals and other stuff).

I passed with one of the vendors who cooperating with Netflix in this project.

Although, I didn't receive any job yet, but I think it's pretty possible to receive job in the near future. According to your pair and the performance.

Can you told the vendor who sent you the email? For curiosity.

Regards,


 


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